1065. Assignment in general prohibited.

A secure tenancy1 which is a periodic tenancy2, or which is a tenancy for a term certain3 granted on or after 5 November 1982, is not capable of being assigned4, except where the assignment is:

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    (1)     by way of exchange5 in accordance with the Housing Act 19856; or

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    (2)     in pursuance of a property adjustment order7 made in connection with matrimonial proceedings, a property adjustment order8 after an overseas divorce, etc, an order for financial relief against a parent9, or a property adjustment order10 in connection with civil partnership proceedings or after overseas dissolution of a civil partnership